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Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 27 May, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 27 May, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 27 May, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  The outcome of the European elections was In line with expectations as the four pro-EU parties, the conservative European People’s Party (EPP), the Progressive...
May 27th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Minor Dry hiccups with the BDI down to 1,066*

Minor Dry hiccups with the BDI down to 1,066*
Minor Dry hiccups with the BDI down to 1,066* The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost two points since yesterday and now reads 1,066… Geopolitics continue to be messy and soon detrimental for all. WISTA Hellas makes s splash with its successful WISTA Med biennial event at Costa Navarino – south west...
May 24th, 2019 | Associations, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Red Kestrel enters service with first freight cargo

Red Kestrel enters service with first freight cargo
Red Kestrel first sailing Red Kestrel enters service with first freight cargo Following a triumphant naming ceremony last month, Red Funnel’s new freight ferry, Red Kestrel officially entered service today (Friday 24 May) following a successful few weeks of sea trials in the Solent. Red Kestrel marks...
May 24th, 2019 | Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 24 May, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 24 May, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 24 May, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  UK Prime Minister Theresa May is reportedly expected to announce her resignation later this morning, setting out a timetable for her departure after holding...
May 24th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,068, messy geopolitics and WISTA-Med making the big splash!

The BDI@1,068, messy geopolitics and WISTA-Med making the big splash!
. The BDI@1,068, messy geopolitics and WISTA-Med making the big splash! The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained nine points earlier on today keeping the upwards momentum “alive”. John Faraclas’ brief market recap: The Capes’ BCI was up 21 points at 1,558… The Panamaxes’ BPI was up 119 and now reads...
May 23rd, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Food and Drink, Holidays, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 23 May, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 23 May, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 23 May, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Mirroring the negative tone in Wall Street overnight, Asian equity indices hit 4-month lows on Thursday with Chinese bourses experiencing the heaviest...
May 23rd, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Mark Prendergast to retire from Harris PYE engineering group in May 2020

Mark Prendergast to retire from Harris PYE engineering group in May 2020
Mark Prendergast Mark Prendergast to retire from Harris PYE engineering group in May 2020 Mark Prendergast, Chief Executive Officer of Harris Pye Engineering Group, a Joulon company has announced that he is to retire on 30 May 2020. The Harris Pye Engineering Group, global specialists in the provision...
May 23rd, 2019 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Company Profiles, Drill ships, Energy, Environment, Gas, HR, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Person Profiles, Ship Conversions, Shiprepair, Supply ships, Technical | Read More

The BDI@1,059 …and the world goes round

The BDI@1,059 …and the world goes round
John Faraclas The BDI@1,059 …and the world goes round      The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained ten points earlier on today, thanks mainly to the Capes and to a lesser extent to the Panamaxes amid the approaching Armageddon in all fronts; John Faraclas’ midweek market brief: The Capes’ BCI gained...
May 22nd, 2019 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, Events, Markets, Military, Pollution, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Who runs your business?

Who runs your business?
. Who runs your business? OPTIMIZED FORMAT  –  INNOVATIVE IDEAS  –  PROFITABLE OPPORTUNITIES The Little Engine that Could Well, last week’s MEPC meeting is behind us and we can once again focus on the business of shipping instead of getting distracted by the positioning of interest...
May 22nd, 2019 | Markets, Press and Media, Reports | Read More

Diana fixes Cape “Baltimore” on period with Koch

Diana fixes Cape “Baltimore” on period with Koch
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER  CONTRACT FOR M/V BALTIMORE WITH KOCH ATHENS, GREECE, May 22, 2019 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through a separate wholly-owned...
May 22nd, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

BIFA Young Forwarder Network now fully established in the regions

BIFA Young Forwarder Network now fully established in the regions
Pictured left to right are the governors and chairs of Midlands region: Scott Powell (Europa), Colin Smith (Metro Shipping), Chadd Blunt (Millennium Cargo), Jay Williams and Julian Frattaroli (both Kuehne+Nagel). BIFA Young Forwarder Network now fully established in the regions The British International...
May 22nd, 2019 | Associations, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Rail, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 22 May, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 22 May, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 22 May, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  UK PM Theresa May offered yesterday a number of sweeteners to MPs, including the chance to vote on whether to hold a second referendum to ratify the...
May 22nd, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

EU elections may end Italy coalition, Japanese and Chinese monetary policy meeting

EU elections may end Italy coalition, Japanese and Chinese monetary policy meeting
EU elections may end Italy coalition, Japanese and Chinese monetary policy meeting Commentary: EU elections may end Italy coalition By Antonio Armellini in Rome For Italy’s ruling coalition, the European parliamentary elections are a test on the viability of governing together. If Salvini’s...
May 22nd, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Country Profiles, European Union, Events, Finance, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Trade and Commerce | Read More

An enigmatic Capes’ market; end of the story

An enigmatic Capes’ market; end of the story
John Faraclas An enigmatic Capes’ market; end of the story The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained eight points and now stands at 1,049 amid an explosive geopolitical environment. John Faraclas brief recap: The Cape’s BCI went over and above – by a whisker, the 1,501 points. These 31 plus points make...
May 21st, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Global Public Investor launching in three cities for the first time

Global Public Investor launching in three cities for the first time
. Global Public Investor launching in three cities for the first time OMFIF is pleased to announce that for the first time the Global Public Investor will be launching in three cities in 2019, reaching a larger audience than ever. The launches will kick off in Singapore on 12 June, featuring a keynote...
May 21st, 2019 | Banking, Books, Finance, Markets | Read More

“K” Line Announce the delivery of Coal Carrier “MIYAGAWA MARU” for JERA Global Markets Pte. Ltd.

“K” Line Announce the delivery of Coal Carrier “MIYAGAWA MARU” for JERA Global Markets Pte. Ltd.
The Coal Carrier “MIYAGAWA MARU” Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. “K” Line Announce the delivery of Coal Carrier “MIYAGAWA MARU” for JERA Global Markets Pte. Ltd. Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., Tokyo, (hereafter called “K” Line) is proud to announce the delivery of “MIYAGAWA MARU,” a 100,000...
May 21st, 2019 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

Active Products transition to new Customs Declaration Service with Descartes

Active Products transition to new Customs Declaration Service with Descartes
Active Products transition to new Customs Declaration Service with Descartes London, UK, 21.05.2019 — One of the UK’s many SME importers, Active Products (UK) Ltd, has successfully become an early adopter of HM Revenue and Customs’ (HMRC) new Customs Declaration Service (CDS), following advice...
May 21st, 2019 | IT and Communications, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 21 May, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 21 May, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 21 May, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Asian bourses posted modest gains today after the US administration temporarily eased trade restrictions imposed last week on China’s Huawei, the world’s...
May 21st, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Renminbi ‘weaponisation’ talk overblown, OMFIF-Oesterreichische Nationalbank meeting

Renminbi ‘weaponisation’ talk overblown, OMFIF-Oesterreichische Nationalbank meeting
Renminbi ‘weaponisation’ talk overblown, OMFIF-Oesterreichische Nationalbank meeting Commentary: Renminbi ‘weaponisation’ talk overblown By Mark Sobel in Washington A media furore has flared over whether China will dump US Treasury holdings or ‘weaponise’ the renminbi....
May 21st, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

The BDI@1,041; …slow steaming or loss of steam?

The BDI@1,041; …slow steaming or loss of steam?
John Faraclas The BDI@1,041; …slow steaming or loss of steam? The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) remained close to last Friday’s levels gaining only one point. Geopolitics continue to be perplexed and messy. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capes’ BCI was up seven points at 1,470… The Panamaxes’...
May 20th, 2019 | Chartering, Climate, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Markets, News, Oceanology, Pollution, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Zeaborn places 100 ships with Verifavia Shipping and KR for IHM services

Zeaborn places 100 ships with Verifavia Shipping and KR for IHM services
Representatives of Zeaborn Ship Management – Nautilus Log – Korean Register – Verifavia Shipping on-board E.R. TIANPING in Singapore, 9 March 2019 (Picture taken by Michael Suhr) ZEABORN PLACES 100 SHIPS WITH VERIFAVIA SHIPPING & KOREAN REGISTER FOR INVENTORY OF HAZARDOUS MATERIAL...
May 20th, 2019 | Environment, Health and Safety, Pollution, Ship Demolitions | Read More

HFW Helps BIMCO Draft Industry’s First Offshore Decommissioning Contract

HFW Helps BIMCO Draft Industry’s First Offshore Decommissioning Contract
Paul Dean HFW Helps BIMCO Draft Industry’s First Offshore Decommissioning Contract Global, sector-focused law firm HFW has helped shipping association BIMCO draft an industry standard offshore decommissioning contact. The contract – DISMANTLECON – has been approved by BIMCO’s Documentary...
May 20th, 2019 | BIMCO, Energy, Legal, Oil Platforms and Rigs | Read More

Still a Capes’ market amid unexpected geopolitical turmoil

Still a Capes’ market amid unexpected geopolitical turmoil
John Faraclas Still a Capes’ market amid unexpected geopolitical turmoil The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) maintained its upwards mode gaining eight points since yesterday and now stands at 1,040. Geopolitical turmoil though will turn things upside down; John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recap: The BDI’s...
May 17th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Port Conditions, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Successful participation of the Region of Attica at the 18th “East Med Yacht Show”

Successful participation of the Region of Attica at the 18th “East Med Yacht Show”
The Region of Attica stand Successful participation of the Region of Attica at the 18th “East Med Yacht Show” With its participation at the 18th “East Med Yacht Show”, which was organised by the Hellenic Professional Yacht Owners Association (HPYOA), from 10 to 13 May 2019 at the Zea Marina in...
May 17th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Ports & Terminals, Sailing, Sports, Tourism, Yachting | Read More

Denis Petropoulos appointed new Baltic Exchange Chairman

Denis Petropoulos appointed new Baltic Exchange Chairman
Dennis Petropoulos Denis Petropoulos appointed new Baltic Exchange Chairman Denis Petropoulos has been elected Chairman of the Baltic Exchange Council with effect from 1 June 2019. He replaces Duncan Dunn who has held the position since January 2018. Denis Petropoulos was a founding partner of Braemar...
May 17th, 2019 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, News, People and Places, Person Profiles, Story of the Day, Tankers | Read More